Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/19/14

ATHENS - AUGUST 28: Diana Taurasi #12 of the United States moves against the defense of Belinda Snell #12 of Australia during the women's basketball gold medal match on August 28, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Indoor Hall of the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Diana Taurasi knows a bit about rivalries. She grew up a Lakers fan and hated the Celtics. She also played for coach Geno Auriemma at Connecticut during the height of the Tennessee-UConn rivalry. Both pale compared to the hatred between Turkish clubs Fenerbahce and Galatasaray. It's one of the fiercest in women's basketball. ''Nothing I've seen can compare to when those two teams play,'' Taurasi said. ''They just bring it to another level.'' She's seen both sides. She started with Fenerbahce before switching over to Galatasaray. Taurasi was playing for Fenerbahce in 2010 when she was provisionally suspended for using a banned substance. The suspension was lifted nearly two months later when the lab that returned the positive test retracted its report. When she returned to Turkey last season, she changed to rival Galatasaray. Taurasi is one of six players on the U.S. women's Olympic team who have played in Turkey. Seimone Augustus, Tina Charles, Sylvia Fowles and Tamika Catchin...

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